Hawaiian White Coral Disease

Kauai Turtles In Trouble

Kauai’s Honu (Green Sea Turtle and the Hawksbill) are facing another serious problem, after coming back from the brink of extinction.

Today many of our turtles are growing tumors on their faces and in their throats, causing starvation and eventual death. This outbreak coincides with the extremely rapid bacterial infection of Kauai’s reefs.

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